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Howard, William Tyler

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/5/61, m/i 9/16/61, PVT, Co. H, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL, red 4/26/64, pr CPL 10/12/64, pr SGT 1/1/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS

Birth: 05/06/1841, Cuttingsville, VT
Death: 02/04/1911

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Section F
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 27452480

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/27/1867; widow Delphina B., 2/10/1911, VT
Portrait?: Valentinetti Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Photo

Dick Valentinetti Collection

Obituary

BRANDON

William Tyler Howard died Saturday morning after several weeks' illness with pneumonia. He was in the 70th year of his age and a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company H, 5th Vermont. He is survived by his wife, one son, Irving H., of Rutland, a brother, Riley Howard of California, and two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Bernard and Mrs. Angelina Reed, both of Brandon. The funeral will be held at his late home this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, with interment in Pine Hill cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 7, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.